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Serviss, Garrett Putman 1851-1929

Overview
Works: 96 works in 346 publications in 3 languages and 3,793 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  History  Interviews  Experimental films  Silent films  Popular works  Photographs from space  Animated films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PZ3.S4925, 520
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Most widely held works about Garrett Putman Serviss
 
Most widely held works by Garrett Putman Serviss
The second deluge by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

24 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Cosmo Versal, a modern day Noah, predicts a world wide flood, he is ridiculed by everyone
A Columbus of space by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

21 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as Christopher Columbus's journeys to the new world changed human civilization forever, so too would the power to travel freely across the universe alter the parameters of our collective existence
Astronomy with the naked eye; a new geography of the heavens, with descriptions and charts of constellations, stars, and planets by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

10 editions published between 1908 and 2015 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curiosities of the sky, a popular presentation of the great riddles and mysteries of astronomy by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

4 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moon metal by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

15 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For thousands of years, human civilization has pegged its currencies and barter systems to stores of precious metals. What would happen if our interstellar explorations uncovered infinite stores of gold, silver, platinum, and more?
Edison's conquest of Mars by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

25 editions published between 1898 and 2015 in English and German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as humanity begins to rebuild after The War of the Worlds devastated Earth, the Martians launch a second attack. The greatest scientific minds race to find something to stop the next alien invasion from dealing a death-blow for the rest of mankind, and one American inventor steps up to save the day. Thomas Edison arms humanity with spaceships and disintegrator rays and travels to the Red Planet intending to level the interplanetary playing field, once and for all!
Round the year with the stars, the chief beauties of the starry heavens as seen with the naked eye by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

4 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomy in a nutshell, the chief facts and principles explained in popular language for the general reader and for schools by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

16 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in Chinese and English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Other worlds; their nature, possibilities and habitability in the light of the latest discoveries by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

16 editions published between 1901 and 2006 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pleasures of the telescope : an illustrated guide for amateur astronomers and a popular description of the chief wonders of the heavens for general readers by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

10 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wunder der Schöpfung by Hanns Walter Kornblum( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wunder der Schopfung, also known as Our heavenly bodies, is an extraordinary, fascinating "Kulturfilm" about the world and the universe as known during the 1920s. 15 special effects experts and nine cameramen were involved in the production of this film which combines documentary scenes, historical documents, fiction elements, animation scenes and educational impact. It is beautifully colored, using tinting and toning in a very elaborate way. Some visual ideas in the sequences with a space shuttle visiting different planets in the universe seem to have been the inspiration for Stanley Kubrick's 2001: a space odyssey
The Einstein theory of relativity by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

8 editions published between 1923 and 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Movie animation by Max Fleischer, with book by Garrett P Serviss, special bonus Fleischer movie, "Evolution" including special effects by original King Kong creator Willis O'Brien."--Publisher website
The story of the moon; a description of the scenery of the lunar world as it would appear to a visitor spending a month on the moon by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

5 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moon; a popular treatise by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

9 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eloquence, counsel on the art of public speaking; with many illustrative examples showing the style and method of famous orators by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

7 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomy with an opera-glass : a popular introduction to the study of the starry heavens with the simplest of optical instruments ... by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

11 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon Bonaparte : a lecture by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

4 editions published between 1901 and 1921 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curiosities of the sky by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

10 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What Froude says of history is true also of astronomy: it is the most impressive where it transcends explanation. It is not the mathematics of astronomy, but the wonder and the mystery that seize upon the imagination. The calculation of an eclipse owes all its prestige to the sublimity of its data; the operation, in itself, requires no more mental effort than the preparation of a railway time-table
How to use the Popular science library by Garrett Putman Serviss( Book )

3 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Edison's conquest of Mars
Alternative Names
Garrett P. Serviss

Garrett P. Serviss Amerikaans astronoom (1851-1929)

Garrett P. Serviss US-amerikanischer Wissenschafts- und Science-Fiction-Autor

Garrett Putnam Serviss amerikansk astronom

Serviss, Garrett

Serviss, Garrett P.

Serviss, Garrett P. 1851-1929

Serviss, Garrett Putman

Сёвисс, Гаррет

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Languages
English (231)

Chinese (9)

German (4)

Covers
A Columbus of spaceEdison's conquest of MarsAstronomy in a nutshell, the chief facts and principles explained in popular language for the general reader and for schoolsThe Einstein theory of relativity